The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Robert Weideman (Propeller), burnt, 27 Jul 1887


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East Saginaw.---The tug ROBERT WEIDMAN, narrowly escaped total destruction by fire Wednesday a.m. at 2:30 o'clock, while lying at foot of Genesee Ave. The crew were awakened by the heat and smoke, just in time to make their escape, and with the assistance of the tug C.B. HULL, which happened to be near at hand with steam pump succeeded in subduing the flames. The fire started around the boiler and did $200 damages.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. July 28, 1887


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Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13496
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.41947 Longitude: -83.95081
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Weideman (Propeller), burnt, 27 Jul 1887